Berkman represents a network of faculty, fellows, students, entrepreneurs, lawyers, and virtual architects working to identify and engage with the challenges and opportunities of cyberspace.
Osman Tolga Aricak, Associate Professor of Educational Psychology at Fatih University in Istanbul, focuses his research on cyberbullying among adolescents.
Axel Arnbak is a cybersecurity and information law researcher at the Institute for Information Law, University of Amsterdam. At Berkman, Axel will analyze U.S. and E.U. cybersecurity governance models and their interplay with communications freedoms.
Maurice Ashley, an International Grandmaster of Chess, is a Fellow at Harvard's Berkman's Center working with Berkman's Mindsport Research Network to research and develop curricula centering on how games can be used to effectively impact subject learning online, in classrooms and in libraries around the world.
Marguerite Avery is Senior Acquisitions Editor at The MIT Press where she acquires scholarly, trade, and reference work in Science and Technology Studies, Information Science, Communications, and Internet Studies.
Allen Bargfrede is an associate professor of music business at Berklee College of Music, and Executive Director of Berklee's Rethink Music initiative.
Matthew Battles, a senior researcher with metaLAB (at) Harvard, fosters research into the critical and curatorial dimensions of technology in art and culture; advances multidisciplinary, collaborative dimensions of scholarly community; and explores innovative models for publishing.
For the last five years Gerrit has led and grown a team introducing social media and digital enagement to UNICEF by pioneering innovative approaches such as digital citizenship and safety as well as promoting the use of social media for deeper dialogue with diverse UNICEF audiences.
Whitney Erin Boesel is a Project Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, where she leads a research effort to study online debates related to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) as a member of the Media Cloud team.
Sara Boettiger is an economist and social impact advisor. She is Assistant Adjunct Professor at UC Berkeley, Senior Advisor to Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture, a Fellow at the Berkman Center and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Councils.
danah boyd is a researcher at Microsoft Research New England and a Fellow at the Harvard University Berkman Center for Internet and Society. She recently completed her PhD in the School of Information at the University of California-Berkeley.
Ryan Budish is a fellow at the Berkman Center and the Project Director of Herdict, which uses crowdsourcing to present a real-time view of Internet accessibility around the world.
Yang Cao is an associate professor and vice director of Intellectual Property Research Center of Shanghai University of Political Science and Law.
Dan is the founding Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America, which is bringing together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and making them freely available to the world.
Aimee Corrigan is the Co-Director of Nollywood Workshops, a hub for filmmakers in Lagos, Nigeria that supports and delivers movie production and distribution, training, and research.
Sandra Cortesi is a Fellow at the Berkman Center and the Director of Youth and Media (www.youthandmedia.org). She is responsible for coordinating the Youth and Media’s policy, research, and educational initiatives.
Kate Darling is an IP Research Specialist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab and a Ph.D. candidate in Intellectual Property and Law & Economics at the ETH Zurich. Her work has covered economic issues in copyright and patent systems, and she now also increasingly writes and lectures about robotics and law, with a particular interest in social and ethical issues.
Tim Davies is a PhD Candidate in Web Science at the University of Southampton, and research coordinator for the Web Foundation's Exploring the Emerging Impacts of Open Data in Development Countries project.
Primavera De Filippi is a researcher at the CERSA (CNRS / Université Paris II). Her research interests are mostly related to the development of ICTs and their repercussions on the legal system, online practices and the preservation of civil rights in the cyberspace.
Juan Carlos De Martin is a Berkman Fellow and co-director of the NEXA Center for Internet & Society at the Politecnico of Torino, Italy, which he co-founded in 2006.
Judith Donath is a Berkman Faculty Fellow, researcher and designer who is interested in questions such as: How do we perceive other people on-line? What does a virtual crowd look like? How do social conventions develop in the networked world?
Ana Enriquez is a fellow at the Berkman Center, where she contributes to the Center’s efforts to test, incubate, and advance new interdisciplinary methodologies and approaches in teaching and learning.
Bruce Etling is the Director for the Internet & Democracy Project.
Sands Fish is a data scientist and computational artist. With Media Cloud, he develops tools, modes of analysis, and visualizations on top of the project’s large archive of content from online media.
Camille François joined the Berkman Center as a fellow to work on the legal, political and ethical frames of cybersecurity, cyberwar, and cyberpeace. She also studies how academic institutions address Internet policy issues.
Mayo Fuster Morell is currently a Berkman fellow. At the Berkman Center, she is part of the Cooperation group overseen by Yochai Benkler. She will be researching the dimension, evolution and governance of common-based peer production; and the meta-politics derivatives and movement of free culture and digital commons.
Oliver Goodenough is a Berkman Fellow and Professor at the Vermont Law School.
Eric Gordon is a researcher and game designer who investigates how games and social media can enhance civic learning and local engagement. While at the Berkman Center, Eric will study the impact of game-based learning on local civic engagement and explore how new technologies can enhance citizenship and collective efficacy.
Shane Greenstein is Professor in the Management and Strategy Department at the Kellogg School of Management, and, by courtesy, in the School of Communications, Northwestern University.
Eszter Hargittai is a fellow at the Berkman Center and is Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Faculty Associate of the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University, where she heads the Web Use Project.
Jerome is a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at Sciences Po (Department of Economics) and the University of Strasbourg (Institute of Political Studies) specialized in behavioral economics and experimental methods. He is a Research Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University (2011-2014), where he does most of his Ph.D. work.
Benjamin Mako Hill is an academic, activist, and consultant working on issues of technology, intellectual property, and society. He is currently a researcher and PhD Candidate in a joint program between the MIT Sloan School of Management and the MIT Media Lab and a Research Fellow at the MIT Center for Future Civic Media.
In addition to being a Research Fellow at the Berkman Center, Peter Hirtle is Senior Policy Advisor to the Cornell University Library with a special mandate to address intellectual property issues.
Chunyang Hu is an Associate Prof. in the Department of Communication of Journalism School at Fudan University and a research fellow at the Center for Information and Communication Studies at Fudan University.
Malavika works broadly in the areas of privacy, identity, free expression and internet policy in India.
Amy Johnson is a PhD student in MIT's HASTS program, where she studies language and technology. Her research examines online parody in English, Arabic, and Japanese as a nexus for creative play; activism and social critique; complex, individualized meaning-making; freedom of speech issues; and media-based communities.
Rey Junco is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society where he focuses on studying how youth interact with digital media.
Samuel Klein is a Wikipedian, a One Laptop per Child organizer, a mathematics and physics zealot, a clutch proofreader, and a long-time Bostonian.
Rosemary is a Fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Center, joining Berkman’s Internet Robustness team, building awareness and facilitating global partnerships in an effort to support a more stable and reliable Web. She is also a Director of Herdict (Berkman Center) that uses crowdsourcing to present a real-time view of Internet accessibility around the world.
Sonia Livingstone is Professor of Social Psychology, Department of Media and Communications at LSE, where she teaches master's courses in media and communications theory, methods, and audiences. Taking a comparative, critical and contextualised approach, Sonia's research asks why and how the changing conditions of mediation are reshaping everyday practices and possibilities for action and identity in public and private spheres.
Andrew Lowenthal is Co-Founder and Executive Director of EngageMedia, an Asia-Pacific human rights and environmental video project begun in 2005.
Dr. Catharina Maracke is an associate professor at the Graduate School for Media and Governance, Shonan Fujisawa Campus, at Keio University. Her current work and research interests include copyright law and policy, the interaction between law and new media, and the role of Universities in the development of Internet policies.
Venâncio Massingue is the former Minister of Science, Technology, & Innovation of the Republic of Mozambique.
Nathan Matias, a PhD student at the MIT Media Lab, designs and researches civic technologies for cooperation across diversity. At the Berkman Center, he will be applying data analysis and design to the topics of peer-based social technologies, creative learning, civic engagement, journalism, gender diversity, and creative learning.
Claire McCarthy is a primary care pediatrician and Medical Communications Editor at Boston Children's Hospital.
Odewale has degrees in Chemistry (Medicinal Chemistry) and Chemical Engineering Technology. Born in Lagos, South West Nigeria, he also holds professional training diplomas in Community Local Participation (UNICEF); International Elections Observation Missions (KAIPTC/ECOWAS); Mentoring Young Leaders under the Kwame Nkrumah emerging leaders training series, and; the African Contingency Operations and Training Assistance (ACOTA) (ECOWAS) among others.
Dalia is a researcher, lecturer and activist. She is currently a Berkman fellow and will be researching the relationship between cyberspace and socio-political activism in Palestine.
Helen Partridge is a Professor in the Information Systems School at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia. She is co-leader of QUTs Information Studies Group; a research team with a multi-disciplinary focus crossing the boundaries of people, information, and technology.
Justin Reich is an educational researcher broadly interested in the future of learning in a networked world. His professional work is motivated by a desire to transform the architecture of education away from centralized, hierarchical models of teaching and towards distributed, networked models of learning.
Hal Roberts is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. He has been the lead researcher for Berkman Center reports on Internet surveillance, filtering circumvention, and distributed denial of service attacks against independent media.
Bruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist.
Andy Sellars is the Berkman Center's Corydon B. Dunham First Amendment Fellow and the Assistant Director of the Digital Media Law Project.
Hasit Shah is a 2014 Nieman-Berkman Fellow in Journalism Innovation at Harvard. He is researching digital news services for people connecting to the internet for the first time using increasingly inexpensive smartphones.
Ivan Sigal is the Executive Director of Global Voices, an online citizen media network that amplifies unheard stories and perspectives, originally founded at the Berkman Center
Dino studies Instructional Technology and Media at Columbia University, where he has also been a teaching assistant and digital media consultant.
Peter Suber is an independent policy strategist for open access to scientific and scholarly research literature. Most of his work consists of research, writing, consulting, and advocacy.
Alexander H. Trechsel is Professor of Political Science and the first full-time holder of the Swiss Chair in Federalism and Democracy at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy. At the Berkman Center, Trechsel will focus his research on the study of the transformation of representative democracy in the digital era.
Presently, Kevin is actively involved with SET, a project which he plans to expand extensively. He also serves as Director of Public Relations for Innocence International, the brainchild organization of Reuben “Hurricane” Carter, which lobbies for the rights of wrongly imprisoned individuals.
Kit Walsh is the Clinical Instructional Fellow at the Cyberlaw Clinic of the Berkman Center. Kit’s clinical practice focuses on civil liberties, particularly free speech and privacy.
Tricia Wang is a global tech ethnographer who researches how technology makes us human. Her research interests lie at the intersection of technology and culture—the investigation of how social media and the internet affect identity-making, trust formation, and civic participation.
Sara M. Watson is a Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. Her work addresses how individuals are learning to live with their personal data, in particular as more technologies like wearable sensors and the Internet of Things tie our bodies and our physical environment to data.
Rebecca Weiss is a PhD candidate at Stanford University. She is primarily interested in how the news affects the political and economic attitudes, opinions, and knowledge of the consuming public.
Alexandra Wood is a Berkman Center fellow contributing to the Privacy Tools for Sharing Research Data project.
Tsui-fang Wu is a research fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society and a senior Public Prosecutor of Taichung Branch, Taiwan High Prosecutors Office, Taiwan Ministry of Justice.
Jeffrey R. Young is an editor and writer for The Chronicle of Higher Education, where he leads the paper's coverage of technology and its impact on teaching, research, and student life.